The seventh edition of Sociology by Anthony Giddens answers in retrospect the question of what sociology is. Updated with the latest events that took place around the world as examples to explain theories on sociology and certain other aspects, Sociology is a complete guide to the subject for students, teachers alike. Recent development that have been seen under the domain of sociology, be it global or local as well as some new ideas formulating in people’s minds are part of the content of the book.
The study of human behavior in a social setting, sociology forms an important part of our lives. It helps in making the readers aware of the influence social factors can have on their lives and their surroundings. Focusing on recent social unrest in the world, how the students reacted with protests, global financial crisis and the situation in the middle-east, Sociology takes into account all the aspects that impact the human social standing with vivid explanations.
It presents elaborate studies and papers on theories of feminism, sociological imagination, climatic change in the environment, new developments in media technology and how the international front has both positive and negative effects on the locals. Globalization and sociology go hand in hand, especially now that the west influences the east, the east the north and so on. Adapting to newer cultures alters the way the world revolves and sociologically broadens one’s perspective. Sociology was published by Wiley India Pvt. Ltd. in 2013 and is available in paperback.
- The book consists of support material updated to the latest information from sources like www.
- com/giddens and has original research articles to get direct insight to the sphere of sociology.